Ukraine Ukroboronprom has manufactured 50 BTR-3 APCs for Ukrainian army and National Guard 10601171

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Ukraine Ukroboronprom has manufactured 50 BTR-3 APCs for Ukrainian army and National Guard.
The Ukrainian State Defense Company UKroboronprom has announced to its website, January 5, 2017, the manufacturing of 50 BTR-3 8x8 armoured personnel carrier for the Ukrainian Armed Forces and the National Guard.
     
The Ukrainian State Defense Company UKroboronprom has announced to its website, January 5, 2017, the manufacturing of 50 BTR-3 8x8 armoured personnel carrier for the Ukrainian Armed Forces and the National Guard. BTR-3 8x8 APC (Armoured Personnel Carrier) of Ukrainian armed forces
     
The state enterprise “Kyiv Armored Plant” has launched this year a new production facility to produce the hull of the BTR-3. This new factory will increase manufacturing operations and reduce costs for future projects.
 

The BTR-3 is an 8x8 armoured vehicle personnel carrier (APC) designed and manufactured by the Ukrainian defense Company Morozov Machine Design Bureau.

The layout of the vehicle is similar to the Russian-made BTR-80, but for the BTR-3, the roof troops compartment was raised of 15cm. The vehicle can carried a total of 9 military personnel including commander, driver, gunner and 6 infantrymen.

The BTR-3 is fitted with an unmanned weapon station armed with a 30mm cannon and anti-tank guided missile launchers mounted to the right side of the turret.
 

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